Samuel Tunaley


b. 1845, Derby.

m. Elizabeth Jeffries 1869, Leicester.

Samuel d. 1924, Leicester.


House clearance in the area where the family

once lived. Click here or on picture to




1911 census: Samuel still living with Elizabeth

at 47, Andrewes St., Leicester, St. Mary (click


Living with Sam and Elizabeth are:

Elizabeth Tunaley, Daughter, Single, Aged 32.

Nellie Tunaley, Daughter, Single, Aged 24.

Hilda Hodges (Tunaley), Daughter, aged 22.

William Hodges, son-in-Law, aged 22.

Leslie Hodges, aged 6 months, grandson.








Hilda Tunaley


b. Leicester, 1888.


m(1): m. William Hodges, 1910, Leicester

William, Lance-Corporal 8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment.

William died in action Flanders 15th July 1916.


(William) Leslie Hodges, b. Leicester, 1910.

Leslie died 31st May 1919.

(death as a result of accident at local canal).

Edna Hodges, b. Leicester, 1913.


m(2) : m. Joseph Holmes, Leicester, September 25th, 1919

(Joe the brother of John Holmes who married Hilda's

sister Elizabeth Tunaley, 1921).


Joe d. 1961, Leicester).

Hilda died Leicester, 1968.

One child by m(2) :

Douglas Joseph Holmes

b. 24, August 1922, Leicester.







Elizabeth Jeffries


b. 1847, Derby.

m. Samuel Tunaley, 1869,


Elizabeth d. Leicester 1912,

aged 65.


Information courtesy of

Dr. Jane Holmes of New Zealand.

Jane is the granddaughter of

Hilda Holmes, nee Tunaley.


At the time of second marriage,

Hilda is working as a hosiery


Occupation of Joe (aged

38) is given as newsagent.

Address of Joe given as 25

Redcross Street (now part of

St. Nicholas' Circle).

Hilda then living at 48, Muriel

Road, close to city centre.




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